Photograph of William and his friend Charlie in their Royal Navy uniforms, 1945 Item Reference : cny03084
William John Lewis can be seen on the left hand side. William John Lewis lived in Dinorwig, North Wales when the Second World War broke out. In September 1942, at the age of 19 years old, he was conscripted to join the Royal Navy. He received training in Plymouth and in Chatham, Kent and one of his duties was to be responsible for escorting North Atlantic convoys. He stayed in the forces until April 1946.
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